Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Catherine Wismer

Female 1794 - 1881  (87 years)


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  • Name Catherine Wismer 
    Born 11 Apr 1794  , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1800  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Catherine Bauman 
    Religion 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00133-8229 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Catherine Wismer 
    Died 22 Nov 1881  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 8
    Cause: Marasmus 1 year 
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I14619  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Joseph Wismer,   b. 1 Apr 1765, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Hannah Fried,   b. 1 Nov 1760, of, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1830, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Family ID F3957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry B. K. Bauman,   b. 27 Nov 1790, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1858  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 4 May 1813  [4, 9
    Children 
     1. Joseph K. Bauman,   b. 10 Apr 1814, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1890  (Age 75 years)
     2. Henry Bauman,   b. 10 Oct 1816, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     3. Hannah Bauman,   b. 28 Feb 1819, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Solomon Bauman,   b. 17 Jul 1821, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1869  (Age 47 years)
     5. Peter G. Bauman,   b. 26 Aug 1825, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1884, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     6. Elizabeth Bauman,   b. 7 Jul 1828, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1890, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     7. Mary W. Bauman,   b. 22 Sep 1830, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1901, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. Nancy Bauman,   b. 20 Dec 1832, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923  (Age 90 years)
     9. Abraham Bauman,   b. 30 Nov 1834, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1906  (Age 71 years)
     10. Aaron Bauman,   b. 20 Mar 1837, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F2062  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Catherine Wismer, "was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, April 11th, 1794. On May 4th, 1813, she was married to Henry B. K. Baumann. She died at Preston, Ontario, November 22nd, 1881."


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].
      An Old Resident - There died at Preston on the 22nd November, Mrs. Catherine Bowman, relic of the late Henry B. K. Bowman, aged 87 years, 7 months and 11 days. The deceased lady emigrated to Canada in 1800.

      Galt Reporter Nov 25 1881 pg 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 665.

    2. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 23.

    3. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 74.

    4. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 158.

    5. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In / memory of / Catherine / wife of / H. B. K. Bauman / born April 11, 1794 / died Nov. 22, 1881 / aged 87 years / 7 mos. & 11 days / Farewell dear friends I'm home at last / my earthly sorrows now are past / I've found a home where all may rest / in heaven upon the Saviour's breast

    6. [S1338] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), Obituary of Catherine Wismer - Bauman - 25 Nov 1881, pg 1.

    7. [S2680] Preston 1861, Sect. 3 Page 3.

    8. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 666.

    9. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin...

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Apr 1794 - , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1800 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Marasmus 1 year - 22 Nov 1881 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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